DELVACCA

The Paralegal/Legal Assistant Forum will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. October 19 at the Union League of Philadelphia, 140 S. Broad St. The forum offers presentations on topics of interest to paralegals and legal assistants, developed with a best practice approach. There will be an opportunity to network with counterparts and discuss topics affecting the paralegal/legal assistant profession.

Speakers include DELVACCA President Eric A. Tilles; Jackie Meredith-Batchelor, DELVACCA committee co-chair; N. Alexander Erlam, general counsel of The Vertical Screen Group; Jennifer Mailander of Corporation Service Co.; David Perlman, president and founder of Eclipse Ethics Education Enterprises; Barbara Triolo, DELVACCA committee co-chair; Don C. Brown, corporate counsel of DuPont; and Melissa Geller and Suzan Jo, associates at Duane Morris.

Registration ends today. Contact Chris Stewart at 215-295-0729 (for questions only) or delvacca@acc.com (for questions and cancellations only).


DELVACCA is set to host a practice group roundtable on university/life sciences industry collaborations focusing on IP, licensing and dispute resolution from 8 to 9:30 a.m. November 1 at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, 1701 Market St., Philadelphia. The casual discussion will include strategies for negotiation IP ownership and cross licenses to IP resulting from such collaborations, avoiding disputes and resolving disputes of IP ownership from such collaborations.

Contact Chris Stewart at 215-295-0729 (for questions only) or delvacca@acc.com (for questions and cancellations only).

DELVACCA is set to host its annual gala November 13 at the Crystal Tea Room, 100 Penn Sq. East, Philadelphia. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the endowment fund to support the Diversity Corporate Internship Program and a raffle will be held to help raise funds. To donate something for the raffle, contact Chris Stewart at 215-295-0729 or delvacca@acc.com to identify the item and declare its dollar value.


WESTERN PA CHAPTER OF THE ACC

Fox Rothschild is set to sponsor a CLE on drafting commercial contracts from 8 to 9:30 a.m. October 25 at the Rivers Club, 301 Grant St., Pittsburgh. The one-credit substantive CLE will begin with registration and breakfast at 8 a.m. before the program, featuring speakers Patrick L. Abramowich and William L. Stang, at 8:30 a.m. Contact Barbara Dudek at 412-366-2686 or bmdudek@comcast.net for more information.


K&L Gates is set to sponsor a one-and-a-half hour CLE titled “Top 10 Things Inside Counsel Need to Know About Insurance: Avoiding the Traps and Seizing the Opportunities” November 6 at K&L Gates Center, 210 Sixth Ave., Pittsburgh. The substantive CLE begins with registration and lunch from 11:30 a.m. to noon, and the program will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. Contact Barbara Dudek at 412-366-2686 or bmdudek@comcast.net for more information.